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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman, the first head of state to stand trial at the troubled ICC, and his former

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Polish mayor dies of stab wounds

GDANSK, Poland: The centrist mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk died on Monday, a day after a man stabbed him in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity event. "Despite all our efforts, we failed to save him," Doctor Tomasz Stefaniak, director of Gdansk University hospital, told Polish media. Anti-violence rallies are being planned

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 12 civilians killed in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU: Twelve civilians were killed on Thursday during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has been battling a wave of Islamist violence, officials said on Friday. The west African country declared a state of emergency in several provinces at the end of last year and on Thursday replaced its army chief as it struggled to put a stop to a spate 2

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM PUC stresses eradication of terrorism, extremism

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi on Tuesday announced that 'Islamabad Declaration' will reinforce the struggle for annihilation of terrorism, extremism and sectarian violence from the country. "4th International Message of Islam Conference" will be held on 3rd March 2019 at Convention Center, Islamabad and the conference 2

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Temple unrest: Britain warns tourists against travelling to India

Thiruvananthapuram, India: Britain on Saturday warned tourists visiting the southern Indian state of Kerala after sporadic violence in recent days over the admission of women to one of Hinduism's holiest temples. In updated travel advice, London advised UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year, to "monitor media 1

December 23, 2018 1:20 AM Visa policy review likely to revive tourism: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: The government is planning to ease visa restrictions for visitors from 55 countries, including most European nations, in a bid to revive tourism that was devastated by violence in the fallout from the 9/11 attacks in the United States. “We are reviewing our visa policies. We are trying to bring 55 countries into a visa-free region, which includes 9

December 16, 2018 2:37 PM Kashmiris must be allowed to decide their future: PM

ISLAMABAD: Condemning the killing innocent Kashmiri civilians in Pulwama, Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for India to allow Kashmiris to decide their future. In a message on Twitter, Imran Khan said that only dialogue, not violence and killing, would resolve this conflict. “We will raise issue of India's human rights violations in IOK and demand 5

December 14, 2018 12:00 AM UK cop jailed for raping 13-year-old

LONDON: A British police officer was jailed for 25 years on Thursday for 37 offences that included raping a 13-year-old girl in the back seat of his car. Constable Ian Naude told the jury that the sex was consensual and that the girl "seemed to be enjoying it". Naude was assigned to a unit dealing with vulnerable youngsters. It emerged during the trial 5

December 14, 2018 12:00 AM Palestinian kills two Israelis

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: A Palestinian shot dead two Israelis in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, the military said, after security forces killed two Palestinian murder suspects, stoking fears of wider violence. The army said the shooting at a bus stop near the Ofra settlement also wounded at least two other people, although a spokesperson 5

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM ‘16 Days’ event at SZABIST University: UN official joins the call for an end of cyber harassment in Pakistan

Karachi: Cyber harassment on-campus and off-campus is as damaging to women as physical violence and abuse experienced, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said to students and faculty members of SZABIST, the country’s leading technological university as she called for their commitment to speak 6